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December 13, 2018 2:19 PM Supreme Court orders private schools to cut fees by 20 percent

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday ordered private schools to cut their fees by Rs20 percent and return the 50 percent of the amount they receive during the summer vacations. According to Geo News, a three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar during the hearing of the case pertaining to increase in school

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM World’s first digital courtroom unveils in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI: The world’s first state-of-the-art digital courtroom was unveiled in Abu Dhabi with the new system set to save both plaintiffs and respondents time and money. Abu Dhabi Global Market, which operates the free zone, Abu Dhabi, has launched a digital courtroom to deal with business cases and commercial disputes. The new digital courtroom enables

December 8, 2018 6:15 PM Waseem Akhtar, 21 others indicted in May 12 cases

KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar and 21 others in two cases related to May 12 tragedy were indicted by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) here on Saturday. The ATC was hearing four cases related to May 12 carnage in which over fifty people were killed and more than a hundred injured in the attacks on rallies by different political parties and lawyers 1

December 2, 2018 12:00 AM Egyptian actress to face trial for wearing racy dress

CAIRO: An Egyptian actress is set to face trial in January for wearing a see-through dress at the Cairo film festival this week that showed her legs, a judicial source said Saturday. Rania Youssef appeared at the closing session Thursday of the Cairo International Film Festival wearing a revealing black lacy dress over a tight black body with her legs showing 1

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM Justice Athar Minallah sworn in as IHC CJ

ISLAMABAD: Justice Athar Minallah on Wednesday took oath as Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC). President Dr. Arif Alvi administered the oath at a ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr Islamabad. Judges, lawyers, federal ministers and parliamentarians attended the ceremony. Justice Athar Minallah has succeeded Justice Mohammad Anwar Khan Kasi, who retired 5

November 27, 2018 12:00 AM PPP leaders predict critical days for PTI

MULTAN: Pakistan People's Party workers and lawyers have paid tribute to former PM Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto for giving political awareness to masses about their rights and drafting the 1973 Constitution. The tribute was paid at the cake-cutting ceremony in connection with the 51st foundation day of the party at Multan District Bar Association. The event was organised 1

November 24, 2018 12:00 AM Lawyers strike enters 10th day

FAISALABAD: The strike of lawyers for the establishment of a Lahore High Court Bench in Faisalabad entered the 10th day on Friday. The District Bar Association members took out a rally from the protest camp established at the main road of district courts. After marching through Kutchery Bazaar, they staged a demonstration. Addressing the lawyers, DBA president 3

November 21, 2018 12:00 AM Plea seeking exhumation of Samiul Haq’s body rejected

NOWSHERA: A local court on Tuesday rejected the application of the Rawalpindi Police seeking the exhumation of the body of Maulana Samiul Haq. The court of Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate Mohammad Wali Mohmand delivered the verdict after hearing arguments from the lawyers. The Darul Uloom Haqqania also produced a fatwa in court disallowing the exhumation 2

November 21, 2018 12:00 AM Justice Gulzar Ahmed takes oath as acting CJP

ISLAMABAD: Justice Gulzar Ahmed on Tuesday took oath as Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan. The oath was administered by Justice Sh. Azmat Saeed in a ceremony held here in the Supreme Court. Justice Gulzar Ahmed will act as Chief Justice of Pakistan during the period, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Chief Justice of Pakistan and Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa 3

November 13, 2018 7:25 AM Member of group that tricked people into divulging bank information arrested

GUJRANWALA: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a suspected member of a gang involved in robbing people of their money after extracting bank account details by phone, Geo News reported on Tuesday. FIA's Assistant Director Asif Iqbal said the group withdrew millions of rupees from as many as 60 bank accounts in Gujranwala region alone 2